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Casa del Mar is a direct Ocean Front Home built right in the sand just steps from the water's edge, nothing between you and the ocean.
This charming Mediterranean fully equipped Beach Front Home has stunning ocean & coastline views spanning more than 7 miles. The entire interior has high vaulted open bean ceilings throughout made from the finest exotic wood of Costa Rica... creating a warm atmosphere.
Hunter ceiling fans throughout including terraces. Our property is immaculately maintained and we provide daily maid service and 24 hour security that is second to none.
Casa del Mar is surrounded by an abundance of coconut palm trees, almond trees, flowering hibiscus and a wide variety of other exotic plants, many days you will see Giant Leather Back Turtles, Howler Monkeys, Exotic Birds, Iguanas and lots more.
Casa del Mar is located on the Pacific Gold Coast, conveniently between Playa Tamarindo and Playa Flamingo. Casa del Mar is located in the heart of Playa Grande National Park, well known for our world class surf and home of the Giant Leather Back Turtle weighing up to 1,800 lbs and up to 9 ft long, many nights these giant prehistoric turtles nest directly in front of our home.
Our properties setting is spectacular, we are located on the most pristine section of the entire 4 miles stretch of Playa Grande Beach where you will only see a handful of people throughout the entire day.
From your Beach lounge chair you have 7 miles of stunning ocean and coastline views plus am expansive view of the Guanacaste Mountain Range. The beach in front of our property has an abundance of coconut palms and the ocean is all sand bottom, great for swimming, body surfing, boogie boarding or just relaxing in a hammock under the coconut trees enjoying the beauty and spectacular sunsets of Playa Grande.
When stepping onto the beach in front of our property you can walk 3 miles of secluded white sand beach to the left and 1 mile of white secluded beach to the right where you will find Playa Carbon which is one of the few rare black sand beaches in Costa Rica.
Services Activities & Tours:
Our maid service is equivalent to any 5 star hotels, our manager is on site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Enjoy a delightful massage under the coconut palms. ( massage 24 hours advance notice $45.00 per hour).
We rent beginner surf board, boogie boards and can arrange surf lessons, 4X4 ATV tours and bikes can be rented locally.
We also have an abundance of monkeys in close proximity to the house, usually no more than 100 feet away.
We can arrange a variety of activities or day excursions at your request. Wildlife Sanctuary and Crocodile River Tours, River Rafting, Zip Line Canopy, Horseback Riding, Horses can be brought to the property upon request. For Tours we can also provide you with your own driver/guide for an additional charge.
We have several excellent restaurants in Playa Grande or you can take a short drive to the town of Flamingo or Tamarindo which has an abundance of shops, restaurants and nightlife.
Casa del Mar is great choice for an ultimate Beach Get Away.
We also have available another beautiful BEACH FRONT HOME next door 'Casa Sylmar' which sleeps up to 14 people. We also have a very private 1 bedroom luxury apartment for a maximum of 2 people for $175.00 per day all taxes included with DAILY MAID SERVICE, FREE LAUNDRY SERVICE and 24 HOUR SECURITY.
Playa Grande is conveniently located between the towns of Tamarindo and Flamingo. Tamarindo is just 20 minutes to the South by car or a 35 minute beach walk to the river mouth that separates us from Tamarindo. For about one dollar, a boat taxi will take you across the river.
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Left on 09/19/2013 for a stay in January 2013 | Jasper Cane
This was our second trip to Playa Grande and Casa del Mar. It is an incredible, unspoiled Pacific beach paradise. If you are seeking sun, sea and serenity,Casa del Mar will make your dreams come true. Our family group of six adults and a baby were very comfortable and the staff was always ready to help make our stay perfect. Palaya Grande and the neighboring beach to the north, beyond the rock, are frequently deserted early in the day, like having a private millionaire's hideaway all to oneself except you do not have to be a millionaire! Descriptions are very accurate but for us the experience far exceeded the photos and listing.The owner is very helpful and responsive, answering endless questions via email and telephone and could not have been nicer. Most of the time we ate at home because we like to cook and some of us are good at it, too. But when we felt inclined for restaurant food, we enjoyed walking to the Rip Jack's for happy hour and a family friendly atmosphere. The estuary tour was all we needed for excursions and the Bula Bula is a great place to book the tour and have lunch. The weather in January is perfect, sunny and dry every day with the most beautiful sunsets on earth. Tidal pools for exploration and endless shells to collect. Body surfing was adventurous enough for us, with always a good wave coming and a long ride. No rocks on Playa Grande! Our stay coincided with the full moon, a time chosen because of the opportunity to better observe the enormous and endangered Leatherback turtle nesting in the moonlight on the turtle tour. The massage on the beach in front of the house under the almendra trees and the refreshments offered by the coco frio vendor were welcome interruptions to tranquil afternoons lounging outside on the covered patio. Our family loved Playa Grande and Casa del Mar!
Staying at Casa Del Mar made our trip to Costa Rica perfect!
Left on 08/19/2013 for a stay in February 2013 | Sandra D
Finding Casa Del Mar was a blessing. We have never traveled to Costa Rica before and wanted to find a special place to stay. We were not interested in an all-Inclusive Resort, and wanted to be right on the beach.
Casa Del Mar was indeed that, right on the beach and provided all the amenities we were accustom to at home. The staff was very helpful and the location of the property in regards to area restaurants and shopping was ideal. We had privacy and at times we had the entire beach to ourselves.
Greg and Gabriella were extremely helpful. They actually called several times to make sure we had all the information we needed and assisted us in making car reservations. They also were very helpful in providing information on the area tours available.
I have traveled extensively throughout the Caribbean, and I have never been able to speak live to the property owners and get any and all reservations addressed prior to visiting an unknown territory.
It is obvious that Greg and Gabriela love to share their beautiful properties with tourist and go above and beyond to make certain your vacation was one you will never forget.
We had a magnificent time and if you are planning on visiting Costa Rica and I would highly recommend Casa Del Mar!
Beautiful Beach Home, peaceful, clean and amazing
Left on 08/16/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | Jeano
We arrived late on Saturday evening and were greeted by Miriam and Nicho who helped us with our arrival. We were given a tour of our home-for-a-week and all of the details were explained. We stayed for a week in early June, two teenagers, ages 16 and 18, and two adults.
The next morning we awoke to a beautiful view of the ocean and we were able to enjoy our first cup of coffee while walking directly on the beach. It was fantastic. No crowds and plenty of beach to stroll and enjoy.
Accommodations were just as described in the listing. Photos are accurate. We didn't use the upstairs bedroom, as both of our kids shared the downstairs bedroom. Air conditioners in bedrooms were great and appreciated in the evening for a good nights sleep. Bathrooms were generous in size and showers worked well. Everything was clean and in good repair.
Miriam and her daughter cleaned the home every day and they were always available for questions. We rented boogie boards for the week and also enjoyed a grilled dinner one night on the porch with a very nice gas grill that was provided.
Playa Grande was a great location for our trip. We had a rental car, and we travelled around each day to see new sights. We went to Tamarindo one day, went to Flamingo one day, and we travelled down to Playa avellanas to eat at Lola's on the beach. We also ate at Taco Star, right on the Playa Grande Beach, El Huerto's, and "Upstairs at RipJacks". All of our meals were great and the people of Costa Rica are very friendly and helpful.
We will be returning sometime in the future, and hope to take more of our family members! Thanks Greg and Gabriela for having a beautiful home and sharing it with others!
Dave and Colleen
Arroyo Grande, CA
Left on 08/14/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | Dave and Colleen
We have stayed at Greg and Gabriella's accomodations before and love every bit of our experience there. Casa Del Mar is beautiful with modern ammenities right on the most beautiful beach we have seen. Nicho and Miriam are very helpful and friendly. We highly recommend Casa Del Mar to anyone who wants to have an amazing, relaxing vacation.
Excellent Family Vacation!
Left on 08/13/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | Ellen
We had an incredible two-week stay at Casa Del Mar. It was very well laid out for two families with kids. The kids loved the huge loft and had their own full bath upstairs. Each of the downstairs bedrooms had a full bath and there was a half bath next to the kitchen.
The beach was amazing. There are only 9 houses built on Playa Grande so you feel like you have the place to yourself a lot of the time. We went on early morning strolls down the beach and didn't see anyone! The waves were great for boogie boarding and surfing.
Greg and Gabriela, the owners, and their daughter were so helpful in setting up activities for us--zip lining, white water rafting, horseback riding, ... Miriam and Nicho, who live on the property, were so sweet and helpful. They came in each morning and scooped up all of the dirty clothes and delivered them clean each afternoon. They helped us get the best fresh fish. Nicho hung our hammocks each day. It was an incredibly relaxing and enjoyable vacation. We will be back!
Just Book it.
Left on 08/07/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | Shane Sebastian
My family and I (we have four children between the ages of 8-13) just returned from Casa del Mar. Save yourself some time and book this place.
It is very secure (my kids roamed the beach), walking distance to a great surf shop and restaurant, great waves out front (my son and I surfed every day), and is within an hour to some fantastic zip-lines.
My only regret is that we had to leave. We'll stay here again for sure!
The Sebastian Family
Bruce and Gail Chambers
Newark, New York
Right on the beach
Left on 08/06/2013 for a stay in February 2013 | Bruce and Gail Chambers
You have seen these ads: "Beach view" "On the shore". Well this place means it. The front door is about twenty feet from the sand, and that twenty feet is your porch and yard. Casa del Mar is a safe and secure home away from home. All of the amenities are included, and Greg and Gabriela and their staff are wonderful hosts. You drive on paved roads from the airport to your garage, something often not found in Costa Rica. I would definitely recommend it.
Left on 08/06/2013 for a stay in January 2013 | Martha
We were at Casa del Mar the last week of Jan though the first week of February. The beachfront location is superb, and the beach felt like our private beach for a part of each day. We had perfect weather and absolutely loved staying at Casa Del Mar. Everything was taken care of, down to the dishes and laundry were done every day!! Our chaise lounges were set up by 6:30am, and our security guard was very nice and we alwys felt very safe. The home was quite comfortable, and we will come back again.
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